Art Programs Engage Patients and Educate About Neurologic Disorders

December 11, 2021
During the pandemic, Arts & Minds moved its program online. Patients review art with caregivers and then create their own work. Courtesy Arts & Minds
During the pandemic, Arts & Minds moved its program online. Patients review art with caregivers and then create their own work. Courtesy Arts & Minds.

Various programs around the country connect neurologic patients and caregivers with the arts. One such example is Arts & Minds, an organization founded by James M. Noble, MD, FAAN, associate professor of neurology at Columbia University's Irving Medical Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain. The nonprofit entity works with New York City museums—including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the New-York Historical Society, the Jewish Museum, and El Museo del Barrio—on outreach to people with neurologic conditions. [read more]

Source: Brain&Life